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Tag: dev patel

Dev Patel: “I never went to acting school. Everything I’ve learned, I’ve learned from great directors and my co-stars”

"I’m 26 and, like most actors my age, hungry to show emotional range." - Dev Patel

Dev Patel: “I want there to be people that look like me represented on screen”

"There aren’t many roles written for someone that looks like me. It’s slim pickings. It’s difficult, but I try and stay on the optimistic side." - Dev Patel

The Newsroom’s Dev Patel doesn’t want to be an actor who is a “victim of the system”

Dev Patel has no desire to be typecast. “Me being who I am, I automatically get pigeonholed into some things,” said the actor who is now starring in Aaron Sorkin’s HBO drama, The Newsroom. “I do try to look for roles I can mold and change, and writers and filmmakers who aren’t close-minded.”